ACT For Dummies Two eBook Bundle: ACT For Dummies & ACT Math For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 8, 2013 - Study Aids - 864 pages
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Two complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this ACT bundle brings together two of the bestselling For Dummies ACT guides in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following titles:

ACT For Dummies, 5th Edition

Are you one of the millions of students taking the ACT? Have no fear! This friendly guide gives you the competitive edge by fully preparing you for every section of the ACT, including the optional writing test. You get three complete practice tests, complete with detailed explanations and walk-throughs plus sample questions--all updated--along with proven test-taking strategies to improve your score on the ACT. ACT For Dummies is packed with comprehensive review chapters for all four sections of the exam, including English, math, reading, and writing. It offers updated ACT study tips, tips to stay focused on test day, advice to manage your time wisely, how to make smart guesses and spot test traps, and practice materials that model the most recent ACT test.

ACT Math For Dummies

The ACT Mathematics Test is a 60-question, 60-minute subtest designed to measure the mathematical skills students have typically acquired in courses taken by the end of 11th grade, and is generally considered to be the most challenging section of the ACT. ACT Math For Dummies is an approachable, easy-to-follow study guide specific to the Math section, complete with practice problems and strategies to help you prepare for exam day. Packed with review chapters for algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and three practice tests modeled from questions off the most recent ACT tests, this is your one-stop guide to learn, review, and practice for the test!

About the Authors of ACT For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA and Scott A. Hatch, JD have been preparing individuals to excel on standardized tests, gain admission to college, and secure careers since 1987. For nearly 30 years, they have provided their award-winning standardized test preparation throughout the world.

About the Author of ACT Math For Dummies

Mark Zegarelli is the author of Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, SAT Math For Dummies (both from Wiley), and five other books on basic math, calculus, and logic. He holds degrees in both English and math from Rutgers University and is a math tutor and teacher.

 

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Contents

Coming to Terms with Reality
Icons Used in This Book
the Question
Coming to Terms with Reality An Overview of the
Coming to Terms With Reality An Overview of the
Passage 1
Succeeding on the
Losing concentration
Reading tables graphs
Research Summaries
Conflicting Viewpoints
Faking Atomic Ache Wont Get You Out
Initial Analysis
Writing Rightly The Optional Writing Test
Deciding Your
Organizing Your Essay

Surviving the College Admissions Process
Surviving the College Admissions Process
Serving Your Sentence The English Test
Getting a Grip on Grammar
Reviewing the parts of speech
Piecing together the parts of
Punctuation rules for every
Picking up on pronoun errors
Dealing with verb tense issues
Correcting miscellaneous
The passages
Passage 2
Its Not What You Say but How You Say
Dont Count Yourself Out The Math Test
composite numbers
Ratios and Proportions
Order of Operations
Units of Measurement
More Figures than a Beauty Pageant
Classifying triangles
Figuring out area and perimeter
A uick Look
Solving for volume
Taking a Flight on the Coordinate Plane
Considering some advanced
Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids
Functions as symbols
Trigonometry
Makin Sense of Math Word Problems
Figuring out simple interest
Create a fraction
Numb and Number Acing
Skim for your favorite questions
What to Do
More Fun than a Root Canal Mathematics
Time to Read the Riot ACT The Reading Test
Identifying the Different Types of Reading
Detail questions
Tips and Traps
Where Are CliffsNotes When You Need
Passage 3
From Frankenstein to Einstein Excelling
Practicing Promptly with Practice Prompts
Writing Prompt 1
English Test
Mathematics Test
Passage 7
Writing Test
Practice Exam 1
Mathematics Test
Time to Read the Riot ACT
Science Test
Studying Brain Defects
Answer Key for Practice Exam 2
Practice Exam 3 Answers
Mathematics Test
Reading Test
Science Test
Passage 2
Passage 3
Passage 4
Passage 5
Passage 6
Passage 7
Writing Test
Ten Wrong Rumors about the
Attention Parents Ten Ways You
Cheat Sheet
Take your skills to the next level
Icons Used in This Book
Knowing how the four basic
Probability
Translating Words into
Direct
Reviewing Some Basics of Coordinate
Practice Problems for Intermediate Algebra
Wheeling and Dealing with Circles
Logging Some Hours with Logarithms
Practice Test 2 Answers and Explanations
Getting into the Act An Overview
The Number of Problems You Should
Received My ACT Admission Ticket and I
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